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Balmule House

4.0 of 5 Guest house   |   just off the B915, Dunfermline KY12 0RZ, Scotland
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Ranked #3 of 23 Dunfermline B&B and Inns
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Ireland
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22 reviews 22 reviews
18 hotel reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Balmule House is a beautiful building. The core of it dates back to the 14th Century. It offers a pleasant welcome, with country views and a delightful Jack Russell, plus a Doberman who just wants to play ball. It has a lovely sitting-room, which would be perfect for a rainy day in November and a fire. It's about four miles... More

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5 hotel reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014

Stayed here very recently and all I can say is beautiful! We were made to feel welcome from Franc and Duncan and can honestly say one of the best places I have stayed in. The house is restored to a manor that is stylish and modern. Love the idea all rooms have a different colour! Would go back at anytime.

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Blackburn, United Kingdom
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2014

I booked in here recently whilst working in the area and after having a bad first week in another hotel in the area. As soon as i arrived here I felt compelled to book it for the remainder of my time in the area as the place took my breath away! Everything is so lovingly put together to give it... More

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2014

Balmule House is gorgeous. I will never forget the moment my boyfriend and I visited this enchanting place, there was a great thrill driving up towards the house. The grounds are spectacular. Inside, the decor is indulgent and very stylish, the house was lovingly restored by owner and host Franc. It is obvious there has been a great deal of... More

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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12 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

My husband and I have stayed in this beautiful house on two occasions.I love everything about the place. The painstaking restoration and no expense spared decoration is so apparent. Beautiful fabrics and elegant furnishings all in keeping with the period of the house. Many delightful art works and object de art adorn and enhance each room. Traditional and contemporary furnishings... More

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London
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38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2014

We stayed for one night after a wedding held there and it was fantastic. Accommodation, the other rooms in the House , the amazing views and manicured grounds. Staff, Duncan and Margaret could not do enough and the breakfast was excellent. A relaxing stay in a beautiful room which was elegantly designed and furnished. Excellent all round and a great... More

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Stirling, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2014

Going to a friend birthday in area an came across this gem of a place . As soon as we pulled up frank the host met us great welcome then sorted out our meal for the night in restaurant near by taxi would be arranged for us if needed then show to our wonderful room an showed how things worked... More

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Audenshaw, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 11, 2013

A proper country house a few miles from Dunfermline. I wasn't expecting much so it was a pleasant surprise. The whole place is 'tasteful' with hints of sumptuous. The room 'Mint Room' - large, comfortable and well appointed with quality items. The view was good too http://www.balmule.co.uk/bedroom_c.html. We were on a B&B basis...so breakfast - full cooked to a pleasing... More

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Prestwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2013

Booked only for 1 night due to work commitments but wish it had been longer- definitely coming back next year. The owner couldn't have done enough- giving us a choice of two rooms and accommodating our early breakfast need! I'd recommend it to friends and family. Many thanks for a lovely stay.

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London, United Kingdom
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78 hotel reviews
177 helpful votes 177 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2013

It says a lot to me as a business and pleasure traveller when I see some posters have stayed at a property multiple times. The Balmule House is in the same league as very few places I've ever stayed -- it is THE place I stay when in the area. Period, every time! We had a fantastic 2 day break,... More

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Address: just off the B915, Dunfermline KY12 0RZ, Scotland
Location: United Kingdom > Scotland > Fife > Dunfermline
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Balmule House 4*
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